Journalist Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 17 Aug 2022
£33,457 /yr
Average Base Pay

370 salaries

£20K

Low

£33K

Average

£57K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average£1,957Range£418 - £9,170

How much does a Journalist make? The national average salary for a Journalist is £33,457 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 370 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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Broadcast Journalist

£32,976

per year

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Editor

£36,039

per year

Journalism

£31,864

per year

News Reporter

£31,404

per year

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BBC
3.8

BBC

Journalist

£39,176

 /yr
Range: £22K - £318K
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£22K

£318K

£21,902 - £317,926 Range

Reach PLC
3.4

Reach PLC

Journalist

£30,268

 /yr
Range: £19K - £59K

£19K

£59K

£19,270 - £58,722 Range

The Telegraph
3.0

The Telegraph

Journalist

£41,455

 /yr
Range: £27K - £113K

£27K

£113K

£26,798 - £112,550 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.7

Thomson Reuters

Journalist

£58,891

 /yr
Range: £27K - £150K

£27K

£150K

£27,034 - £150,438 Range

ITV
4.1

ITV

Journalist

£23,497

 /yr
Range: £20K - £43K

£20K

£43K

£19,711 - £43,333 Range

News UK
3.7

News UK

Journalist

£47,865

 /yr
Range: £25K - £108K

£25K

£108K

£25,200 - £108,433 Range

Newsquest
2.7

Newsquest

Journalist

£25,696

 /yr
Range: £19K - £41K

£19K

£41K

£19,435 - £41,321 Range

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Trinity Mirror
3.1

Trinity Mirror

Journalist

£36,105

 /yr
Range: £20K - £59K

£20K

£59K

£20,036 - £59,290 Range

Spotlight Sports Group
3.3

Spotlight Sports Group

Journalist

£40,372

 /yr
Range: £28K - £50K

£28K

£50K

£27,824 - £49,862 Range

Financial Times
4.2

Financial Times

Journalist

£50,137

 /yr
Range: £45K - £85K

£45K

£85K

£45,062 - £84,994 Range

Bauer Media
3.4

Bauer Media

Journalist

£25,369

 /yr
Range: £21K - £42K

£21K

£42K

£21,140 - £42,000 Range

JPIMedia
3.3

JPIMedia

Journalist

£25,843

 /yr
Range: £19K - £38K

£19K

£38K

£18,837 - £38,190 Range

PA Media Group
3.2

PA Media Group

Journalist

£29,326

 /yr
Range: £23K - £35K

£23K

£35K

£23,269 - £35,458 Range

Daily Mail and General Trust
3.8

Daily Mail and General Trust

Journalist

£35,865

 /yr
Range: £23K - £55K

£23K

£55K

£23,131 - £54,754 Range

Euromoney Institutional Investor
3.4

Euromoney Institutional Investor

Journalist

£35,507

 /yr
Range: £26K - £82K

£26K

£82K

£25,696 - £81,672 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Journalist

£43,073

 /yr
Range: £37K - £48K

£37K

£48K

£37,228 - £48,238 Range

BBC
3.8

BBC

Journalist - Hourly

£19

 /hr
Range: £11 - £30

£11

£30

£11 - £30 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist

£32,793

 /yr
Range: £23K - £56K

£23K

£56K

£22,914 - £55,930 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist - Hourly

£22

 /hr
Range: £11 - £24

£11

£24

£11 - £24 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Journalist

£22,538

 /yr
Range: £19K - £45K

£19K

£45K

£19,092 - £44,771 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Journalist is £33,457 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 370 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Journalist in United Kingdom is £57,202 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in United Kingdom is £19,569 per year.

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